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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt

Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Punishment as Societal Defense

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Phillip MontagueProfessor of Philosophy, Western Washington University, USA

ISBN13: 9780847680726
ISBN: 084768072X
Published: July 1997
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Format: Paperback
Price: £19.95



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People punished by law are treated in ways that we consider immoral in other contexts. This text develops a theory of punishment that, instead of justifying it on the basis of deterrence or retribution, constructs in as analogous to individual self-defence.

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